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Forum: Women's Health   07-26-2009, 01:08 PM
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Posted By mama2leila
JaneS, I'm not yet feeling better. I actually...

JaneS, I'm not yet feeling better. I actually had a physician put me on temporarily antianxiety meds, and while I am not terrified anymore, and crying all day, I am still having attacks - tightening...
Forum: Women's Health   07-24-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 66,005
Posted By mama2leila
Thanks Pat, and Patty. I think I'm going to keep...

Thanks Pat, and Patty. I think I'm going to keep off the iodine for now. So, this is what I'm thinking. Magnesium foot soaks (we don't have a working tub), vitamin c, salt flushes, and my...
Forum: Women's Health   07-24-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 66,005
Posted By mama2leila
Thanks, Patty. I'm waffling now on whether to go...

Thanks, Patty. I'm waffling now on whether to go to the doctor or not. I know they won't be very accepting of what I am doing and I really don't think they can help me. But at the same time, the...
Forum: Women's Health   07-24-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 66,005
Posted By mama2leila
Thanks Pat - I was taking about 2-3 tsp of the...

Thanks Pat - I was taking about 2-3 tsp of the Natural Calm, split twice daily, 2500 mg of vit C. I am too scared to take them, since the anxiety attacks came on right after taking them, and I...
Forum: Women's Health   07-24-2009, 12:52 PM
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Views: 66,005
Posted By mama2leila
So I started the lugol's 5% last week, and...

So I started the lugol's 5% last week, and Sunday I had a killer detox headache so went from 4 drops down to two drops. Tuesday, I had a mild anxiety attack after taking my vitamin c and magnesium,...
Forum: Women's Health   07-16-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By mama2leila
If it was me, I would wait until the doc offices...

If it was me, I would wait until the doc offices open and try to get in asap. Definitely something that needs to be further explored, but I don't think it warrants an ER visit.
Forum: Women's Health   07-16-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By mama2leila
My daughter has a labial adhesion, she developed...

My daughter has a labial adhesion, she developed it around 1 year, still had it last time I checked around her fourth birthday. We did elimination communication, and never had a miss after about 4...
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-15-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By mama2leila
I was having that same problem until I started...

I was having that same problem until I started culturing mine in the cupboard. I have found that both my kombucha and my dairy kefir are very sensitive to drafts and do not do well on my counter. In...
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-08-2009, 02:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By mama2leila
I do kefir - banana or frozen berries - spinach...

I do kefir - banana or frozen berries - spinach smoothies. I can't handle kefir or yogurt plain, totally gags me, but I can get the smoothies down and my kids love them too. The ONLY way they will...
Forum: Women's Health   07-07-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 66,005
Posted By mama2leila
Quote: Originally Posted by WuWei...

Quote:
Originally Posted by WuWei http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14048080)
I'm no chelating expert. But, are you doing...
Forum: Women's Health   07-07-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 66,005
Posted By mama2leila
deleting repeat post

deleting repeat post
Forum: Women's Health   07-07-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 66,005
Posted By mama2leila
Quote: Originally Posted by ChristSavesAll...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ChristSavesAll http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14046716)
Regarding TTC I would hold off on it,...
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-07-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By mama2leila
I finally figured my grains out, and I am making...

I finally figured my grains out, and I am making kefir! Hooray! But, I put them in my fridge to take a break (before I got them kefiring correctly, I guess my kitchen is too drafty, they make...
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-07-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By mama2leila
I steam them until tender, then slice them and...

I steam them until tender, then slice them and ferment (in water and whey). We also love raw grated into salads, and roasted (I usually roast a bunch of roots together, at around 275 for a couple...
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-06-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By mama2leila
I was going to make ice cream this week, but I...

I was going to make ice cream this week, but I haven't made it down to the farm to pick up some fresh eggs yet. I have one left from my last farm run, 3 weeks ago (fresh that day), and I have a...
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-05-2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By mama2leila
Mine makes a baby every time I brew it! Is that...

Mine makes a baby every time I brew it! Is that not normal?
Forum: Dental   07-05-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By mama2leila
I think the Spry infant gel is free of coconut....

I think the Spry infant gel is free of coconut. It doesn't have glycerin - we're all using that right now, and we're planning on trying tooth soap next.
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-05-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By mama2leila
totally my fault, I took it out of the cupboard...

totally my fault, I took it out of the cupboard to show a friend who is curious about making it, and I probably sloshed it around a bit. Is this an issue? It was ready to come out today anyway, but...
Forum: Women's Health   07-04-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 66,005
Posted By mama2leila
I've been chewing on all the info here and in...

I've been chewing on all the info here and in the other thread for a few days, and I feel like it's really going to be right for our family.

I've had so many signs of iodine deficiency and had no...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-30-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 24,025
Posted By mama2leila
Sorry for starting another thread! I mentioned...

Sorry for starting another thread! I mentioned in my other thread that my son has been diagnosed with balanitis, and the doc wanted me to give him a/b for this. I am not comfortable with that. It...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-30-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,421
Posted By mama2leila
Thanks for responding. No fever, the discharge...

Thanks for responding. No fever, the discharge is white. I didn't get to smell it or really investigate it when the doc was (surprisingly gently) encouraging it to drain, and he fell asleep on the...
Forum: Women's Health   06-30-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 962
Posted By mama2leila
Just adding, I'm going to apply some breast milk...

Just adding, I'm going to apply some breast milk to it too, antifungal AND antimicrobial. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: Women's Health   06-30-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 962
Posted By mama2leila
Thanks for your opinions. WuWei, we eat TF, lots...

Thanks for your opinions. WuWei, we eat TF, lots of water kefir, yogurt, fermented veggies, virgin coconut oil and what not. I'll try applying some to his penis, thanks for the links!
Forum: Women's Health   06-30-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 962
Posted By mama2leila
My son was dx'd with balanitis, an infection on...

My son was dx'd with balanitis, an infection on the glans of the penis, under his foreskin. He had a pocket of fluid that is now draining through a break in the adhesions. The doc wrote a scripts...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-30-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,421
Posted By mama2leila
I hope someone can help, my son's foreskin...

I hope someone can help, my son's foreskin became inflammed on Sunday, I was worried then that it was just a bug bite on the penis (we're outside naked frequently). but he said it really hurt, so I...
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